Since Texas and Houston specifically is so close to the border of another country, drug transportation is punished very severely. Drug transportation can be defined as the moving of an illegal or controlled substance from one location to another. The method of transportation can be anything from a motor vehicle, train, to aircraft.
The punishment of this specific crime is dependant on a variety of factors, such as the amount of drugs, geographic location, type of drug, and what personnel was involved in the movement. Because of the variety of factors that your case is dependent on, it is crucial that you get in touch with an experienced lawyer with the working knowledge of dealing with these types of cases. The right criminal defense attorney can significantly increase your chances of never having to set foot in jail.
Attorney Enrique Ramirez has successfully resolved these types of charges in the Houston area for over 25 years, and is experienced in aggressively attacking the evidence against you and upholding every legal right that you have, making sure that you are not being taken advantage of.
Being convicted of these types of charges, regardless if you are a repeat or first time offender, will result in harsh punishment. Punishment can range from significant jail time, fines, to probation. It is also worth noting that because of the severity of the crime, you could be looking at charges from the federal level as well as the state level. Attorney Enrique Ramirez is well educated in boths systems of the law and will walk you through each step, and explain the best way to attack your case to lead to a favorable outcome.